Trust Us: The Best Downtown L.A. Restaurants Are Worth Braving Traffic For

There's no denying that Los Angeles is one of the most exciting cities to eat in right now (even Zagat agrees). Between the multicultural culinary influences and the inspiring technical innovation, downtown restaurants such as Chef Ray Garcia's Broken Spanish and Chef Steve Samson's Rossoblu shine despite sitting in the shadows of the city's high-rises. Thinking about making a reservation at one of the best Downtown L.A. restaurants? Ahead are eight local haunts so good they're worth braving traffic for.